Through these 19 days I’ve had the opportunity to re-engage with writing every day. There’s one big insight I’ve noticed.
If there are days where I’ve had very little contact with people, it’s hard for me to think of something to write about. The flow just isn’t there…so I’ll put it off until the last minute – at least that’s what I’ve noticed so far.
Today is one of those days. I’ve pretty much done food deliveries all day today and I’ve put off writing today up until now (11:35PM).
There have maybe been about 2 or 3 days like this during this 19 days of blogging, but they stand out because they’re so out-of-the-norm. Normally, writing is very easy and it flows effortlessly, so on the days where it’s not flowing I’m asking myself what’s different – and I have to conclude it’s the interaction with others either online or offline.
And it has to be genuine interaction for it to help with creativity and flow here. I’ve actually talked to quite a few people today…but it’s been mostly “hi” and “byes” during deliveries.
It’s pretty wild to me how I can relate to this 365-day challenge completely differently at different times. Most of the time I think thoughts similar to “hey this 365-day challenge is going to be a breeze” because there’s so much flow in the writing. And then there are a few days like today where it just feels like I’m walking through quicksand, and it feels like such a force vs a flow.
This is the biggest insight I’ve gotten after blogging for 19 days. I wonder what insights are to come?